On This Day

Events in Music in May 1992

  • May 2 "High Rollers Social & Pleasure Club" opens at H Hayes NYC 14 performances
  • May 4 "I Saw the Light" single released by Wynonna (Billboard Song of the Year 1992)

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May 5 Country singer Tammy Wynette hospitalized with bile duct infection

Country singer Tammy Wynette
Country singer
Tammy Wynette
  • May 9 37th Eurovision Song Contest: Linda Martin for Ireland wins singing "Why Me" in Malmo
  • May 10 "Hamlet" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances

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May 16 "Smells Like Nirvana" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
Rocker Kurt Cobain
Rocker
Kurt Cobain

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May 19 "Some Gave All" debut album by Billy Ray Cyrus is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1993)

Country Singer-Songwriter Billy Ray Cyrus
Country Singer-Songwriter
Billy Ray Cyrus
  • May 20 Rap singer raps 597 syllables in under 60 seconds